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7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Congress takes up food labeling fight

Many U.S. foods come from crops with DNA that was modified to resist disease, drought and insects.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Food, Cargill, General Mills, Life, Nutrition

8 hrs ago |

Hoarding conditions in area taxing capacity of Toledo Area Humane Society

Michael Suiter, 51, of the 2200 block of Portsmouth Ave. in Toledo, Ohio has been charged with a second degree misdemeanor count of animal cruelty on Friday after authorities seized 26 dogs and cats living in squalor at a home in Rossford reported the Toledo Blade.


Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Animal Rights, Rossford, OH, Andersons Inc The

9 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Dividend Winners: High Yields And Low Volatility Part III: General Mills

GIS trades at a modest premium to the S&P 500 and is inexpensive given low volatility and stable industry.


Related Topix: General Mills, Food, Financial Markets, Banking, Financial Services, Dime Community Bancshares

17 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Outnumber Hunger: How you can help Marylanders

Friday, April 18 at 8pm WUSA9 will be airing a benefit concert with some of country music's biggest stars.


Related Topix: Fort Meade, MD, Country, Rascal Flatts, General Mills, Food

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Star Tribune

North Side safety summit examines ways to fight crime in troubled Minneapolis neighborhoods

Minneapolis Police Chief Jane Harteau held a "Northside Safety Summit" Friday that was part workshop, part brainstorm designed to address entrenched crime patterns on the city's north side - and head off the start of a crime wave that typically accompanies warmer weather.


Related Topix: Weather, Hennepin County, MN, General Mills, Food


InVivo to boost ties with ADM in UK after ends link with Toepfer

French cooperative group InVivo said it would strengthen ties with agricultural trading house Archer Daniels Midland through their British joint venture - grain trader Gleadell.


Related Topix: ADM, Food, Agriculture, Science

Comment: General Mills could find it hard to brew growth with Keurig NPD

Food manufacturers seem to be willing to take more risks on NPD, which is encouraging after seeing years of caution and focus on nostalgia or new packaging formats.


Related Topix: General Mills, Food, Drink, Coffee, Dean Foods

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Students receive agriculture tips

Rick Ruppert, brandishing a bag of cow feed, told a group of central Pennsylvania 4-H students that putting that feed together was much like baking a cake.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, ADM, Recipes

The City Wire

ConAgra sells Newport-based Medallion Foods

Shearer's Foods, a private label salty snack manufacturer owned by Toronto-based private equity firm Wind Point Partners, has acquired the assets of the Medallion Foods business from ConAgra Foods,Inc. for $33.5 million.


Related Topix: Food, ConAgra Foods, Newport, AR, Rah


Post to buy Michael Foods for $2.45 billion

Post Holdings Inc. confirmed it will acquire Michael Foods Inc. for $2.45 billion, expanding the cereal maker's menu of breakfast offerings into eggs and dairy goods.


Related Topix: Tyson Foods, Food, Heinz H J, Rah

Business Journal

'Like' Cheerios? You just signed away your right to sue General Mills

Any of you who are thinking about suing General Mills Inc. in the near future: You might want to rethink that breakfast of Wheaties or Lucky Charms.


Related Topix: General Mills, Food

Who's Hiring in Santa Cruz: Boardwalk Bowl; Ucsc it; SunOpta

For those seeking work in Santa Cruz - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Scientific Instruments, Stake Technology, UC Santa Cruz

Statesman Journal

Fishing report: April 17

Any questions? Easiest: Digging purple varnish clams on Siletz Bay just south of Taft.


Related Topix: Willamette Valley Vineyards, Beverages, Garibaldi, OR, Oregon, Gladstone, OR, Clackamas, OR, Mehama, OR

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Alice in Dairyland Finals tickets now available

Alice in Dairyland is the state's agricultural ambassador and travels Wisconsin promoting the state's agriculture industry in speeches, media interviews and school presentations.


Related Topix: Clark County, WI, Loyal, WI

The Age

Markets Live: Stocks on sugar high

A late rally rally by miners built on early gains to end the trading week on a positive note leading into the Easter break.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Household Products, Wesfarmers, Telstra Corporation, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, TelstraClear, Next New Networks, Transaction Wireless

Wed Apr 16, 2014


China rejections of Gmo U.S. corn cost up to $2.9 bln

China's rejections of a banned variety of genetically modified U.S. corn have cost the U.S. agriculture industry up to $2.9 billion, a grain group said on Wednesday in the first estimate on losses from the trade disruptions.


Intel Price Target Increased to $26.00 by Analysts at Robert W. Baird

Robert W. Baird's price target suggests a potential downside of 3.45% from the stock's previous close.


Related Topix: Startups, Intela, DLP Mobile, Rive Technology, Delta and Pine Land, Wind River Systems, McAfee

Insider Monkey

Shah Capital Management's Latest 13F Shows Strong Focus on...

Founded by Himanshu H. Shah in 2005, Shah Capital Management is a research-driven global hedge fund, which has recently disclosed its equity portfolio for the first quarter of 2013.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Financial Markets, Startups, UTstarcom, Food, Chiquita Brands International, Corinthian Colleges

Business Journal

Behold, the K-O cup: General Mills will debut Keurig-ready oatmeal

Can Keurig machines do for breakfast what they did for the at-home coffee market? General Mills Inc. thinks so: It's launching a line of Nature Valley brand oatmeal that is prepared using the single-serving coffee machine.


Related Topix: General Mills, Food, Drink, Coffee

Food Industry

ADM to retain cocoa presses, but chocolate factories up for sale

Archer Daniels Midland has announced that it will retain the majority of its cocoa processing operations but will sell its chocolate business.


Related Topix: Food, ADM, Life, Chocolate


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